Federal Appeals Court Judge Says Oregon’s Ban on Same-Sex Marriage Is Unconstitutional

The ruling says a Portland-based public defender and her spouse are due benefits from her employer, the federal courts.

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A U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge has ruled that the federal judiciary discriminated against an assistant federal public defender in Portland by not recognizing her same-sex marriage from Canada, and that Oregon's ban against same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.WW has obtained a personnel ruling issued Wednesday, April 24, that says the court system discriminated against Alison ...   More
 
Thursday, April 25, 2013 AARON MESH

Oregon Supreme Court Sidesteps Measure 36


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On Jan. 14, the Oregon State Supreme Court denied petition to hear Martinez v. Kulongoski , the lawsuit challenging Measure 36 's inclusion on the 2004 ballot. Oregon's Constitution was amended in 2004, when Oregon voters passed the initiative 57%-43%, and defined marriage as a union of one man and one woman. “We'll explore all legal avenues,” said Mark Johnson, lead counsel for ...   More
 
Friday, January 16, 2009 Dan Green

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